Dorothy H. Jones
Date of Birth: January 15, 1924
Date of Death: December 29, 2017
January 4, 2018 - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Henry-Lange Memorial Home Lewistown
January 5, 2018 - 2:00 PM - Henry-Lange Memorial Home Lewistown
Lewistown- Dorothy H. Jones, 93, of Lewistown passed away at 7:30 PM Friday December 29, 2017 at Graham Hospital in Canton.
She was born January 15, 1924 at Farmer City the daughter of Dr. George H. and Jennie I. (Quigley) Breckenridge. She married Maurice E. Jones on January 15, 1947 at Farmer City. He died May 23, 1990. She was also preceded by her parents, two brothers and one sister. Surviving are one daughter, Vicky (Dean) Bradshaw of Pleasant Hill, MO; one sister, Jean Scott of Lewistown, four grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, seven great great grandchildren, other relatives and many friends.
Dorothy retired from the Selective Service System in 1972. She was a member of the Illinois Street Christian Church where she served as a church Deaconess and a Sunday school teacher for 25 years. She was also a member of the Lewistown VFW ladies auxiliary and a life member of the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary.
A service of celebration will be held at 2:00 PM Friday January 5th at the Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown with Pastor Brant Reed officiating. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lewistown. Visitation will be held Thursday from 5-7 PM at the memorial home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Illinois Street Christian Church.
From: Jerry Boo Dec 30 2017 4:43PM Heartfelt sympathy to all of Dorothy's family. She was one of several wonderful Sunday school teachers at the Illinois Street Christian Church back in the late 1950s and 60s. From: Crystal Whitworth Dec 30 2017 5:04PM Dearest Grandma, I will miss you all my days. Your influence on my life was beyond most grandparents. I will think of you when I see a beautiful flower or see a small stream, you are one of the best parts of me. I love you. From: Lorenda Spilker Dec 30 2017 6:25PM My sincere sympathy to Dorothy's family. I enjoyed knowing Dorothy from the moment I met here while working at The National Bank in 1966 and through the years to follow. She will be greatly missed. Lorenda Schnarr Spilker. From: Jim & Debbie Good Dec 30 2017 7:40PM We are so sorry to hear of your Mother's passing, Vicky. You have been such a good daughter. Our prayers are with you and Dean and the rest of your family. From: Judy and Hill Bennett &family Dec 30 2017 9:23PM Our thoughts are with you and your family Vicky. We were just looking at the china booties that she made for Jason and Trevor and thinking of her. ?? From: Jonelle (May) Schauble Dec 31 2017 12:13AM I grew knowing Dorothy. She was a very good friend to my Mother. Thoughts and prayers to the family. From: Mike Hinds Dec 31 2017 11:31AM Dorothy was a great neighbor and friend to our family for years. I always enjoyed chatting with Dorothy and talking about old times in our neighbor hood. RIP my friend. To Vicky and her family so sorry for your loss of a great lady and "crazy neighbor Lady" she called herself. From: Kenny Henry Jan 1 2018 12:56PM Dorothy was a great friend. I will always remember seeing her seeing her running to & from her job with the Selective Service at the Post Office. We always had a good laugh when I mentioned it. She truly loved her family, friends, church & her job.
From: Nancy Havera Jan 4 2018 12:54PM So sorry for your loss. Dorothy was such a good friend of many years. She was one of the first people I met when we moved to Lewistown 40 years ago. We took art classes together with Naomi Glasser. I treasure china baby shoes that Dorothy painted when each of my children were born. Dorothy's kindness and love with will on in each of us who knew her. Sending the family love and prayers. We will make a donation in her memory to the Lewistown Library. From: Cindy Levingston Jan 4 2018 2:12PM Dorothy was great neighbor to my family we enjoyed her visiting with us so much. When we went somewhere we included Dorothy like going to get ice cream. She said she was "our crazy neighbor lady" . We loved her so much. Vicki and family so sorry for your loss a wonderful and Christian lady God is receiving. Sure she and my mom and dad can once again visit again like old times. From: Jody McDonald Jan 4 2018 9:12PM My deepest sympathy to Dorothy's family. Dorothy was a such a sweet, loving lady. She encouraged me and so many teenagers while serving as a Sunday school teacher for many years at our church. I will always be grateful for her quick smile and kind words. She will be deeply missed, but I know she is now experiencing the joy of her reward! From: Denise Reynolds Jan 5 2018 11:14AM It was a delight knowing Dorothy. Now she can peacefully rest. May God bless her devoted family.
Denise Reynolds, PT at Graham Hospital